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La fin du racket du bois rose en Afrique de l’Ouest annoncée aujourd’hui

Washington, DC – L’Agence d’investigation environnementale (EIA) salue l’annonce faite aujourd’hui de suspendre immédiatement le commerce international de l’espèce de bois rose, Pterocarpus erinaceus en provenance d’Afrique de l’Ouest dans le cadre de la Convention sur le commerce international des espèces de faune et de flore sauvages menacées d’extinction (CITES). Cette décision historique d’interdire le […]

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The End of the Rosewood Racket in West Africa Announced Today

Washington, DC – The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) commends today’s announcement to immediately suspend international trade in Pterocarpus erinaceus from West Africa under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). The historic move to ban trade in what has become the world’s most trafficked wildlife commodity applies to […]

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Une convention internationale s’attaque au plus grand commerce illicite de bois de rose

Une convention internationale s’attaque au plus grand trafic d’espèces sauvages au monde : le commerce illicite de bois de rose. Washington, D.C. – L’Agence d’investigation environnementale (EIA) salue la décision sans précédent prise par le Comité Permanent De La Convention sur le commerce international des espèces de faune et de flore sauvages menacées d’extinction (CITES) de mettre […]

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International Convention Cracks Down on World’s Largest Illicit Rosewood Trade

International Convention Cracks Down on World’s Largest Wildlife Traffic – Illicit Rosewood Trade Washington, D.C. – The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) commends the unprecedented decision taken by the Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to stop the illegal and unsustainable multi billion dollar illegal […]

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Exposed: The Gambia’s Blood Wood Trafficking

Washington, DC – The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)’s new report, Cashing-In On Chaos, conclusively establishes links between timber trafficking controlled by Senegalese armed rebels; the decade-long smuggling of an estimated 1.6 million trees from Senegal to The Gambia; and the illegal re-export of the disappearing rosewood trees to China, in violation of the Convention on […]

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ANNOUNCE A ZERO EXPORT QUOTA NOW

Washington, DC– The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) recently released Mukula Cartel, an investigation into Zambian timber trafficking networks allegedly involving high-level politicians, including President Edgar Lungu and his daughter Tasila. Since its publication, the report has received widespread attention from Zambian citizens and international media. While high-ranking officials dismissed EIA’s report, they nevertheless reaffirmed their […]